Hillcrest Elementary Out of School Care

And Ready Set Grow Preschool

Our Preschool


Ready Set Grow Preschool:  Inside Hillcrest Elementary School in Gordon Head. We are a licensed, semistructured, play based, indoor/outdoor program. We specialize in helping your child transition into Kindergarten.

Times and Hours of Program 2019/20 & 2020/21:

3 hour program - 8:40am until 11:40am.

- 4 hour program - 8:40am until 12:40pm.

Children who are registered in four hour preschool eat their lunch at program.

We offer multiple registration options.

Two days/week- Tuesday and Thursday.

Three days/week- Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Five days/week- Monday - Friday.

Ready Set Grow Preschool offers a safe, nurturing environment where your child will get the attention and care that he or she needs. We are a licensed facility. Our ratio of children to adults is always within licensing guidelines to make certain each child receives top-quality care.

At Ready Set Grow Preschool, your child will participate in a variety of developmentally-appropriate activities throughout the day.

Registration 2020/21

Registration for the September 2020-June 2021 year is now open. Please email us to receive an email that will include the Ready Set Grow 2020/21 Registration Package, the 2020/21 program fees and our registration forms. You will also be provided with additional information relevant to registering your children in our program. 2020/21 registration forms and hours and fees are also now available on the Forms section of our website. Please note that we are currently at capacity for the 2020/21 year.

Learning Through Play/Programming:

* Social skills are emphasized

* Fine & gross motor skills developed

* Arts and Crafts

* Field trips

* Daily circle time

* Outside playground time

* Star of the Week

* Science Activities

* Use of the school library

* School gymnasium use

* Attend school special events

* Introductions to school staff